London : Printed by S. Simmons, and are to be sold by S. Thomson at the Bishops-Head in Duck-Lane, H. Mortlock at the White Hart in Westminster Hall, M. Walker under St. Dunstans Church in Fleet-Street, and R. Boulter at the Turks-Head in Bishopsgate Street
The fourth state of the title page, with 4 rows of type ornaments following author's name
A reissue of the first edition, with cancel title page and added quires ℗£A-áþ
℗£A2r is found in two states: with "The printer to the reader" in six or four lines
Title and text within double-ruled borders
Unpaginated; line numbers printed in margins by tens
"Errata": leaf a4v
Boston Public Library. Barton collection catalogue
Wing (CD-Rom, 1996)
Shawcross, J.T. Milton
Amory, H. Things unattempted yet : a bibliography of the first edition of Paradise lost (Book collector 32:1 (1983): 41-66)
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy cataloged under call no. G.177.7 bound by William Pratt in red morocco panelled in triple-ruled gilt with floral cornerpieces. All text block edges are gilt. The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedown
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy cataloged under call no. G.309.29 bound in early, brown calfskin panelled in blind. The spine has been rebacked at the BPL in brown morocco. The gift bookplate of Thomas Gaffield is present on the front pastedown. The initials "C.G." are present on the front flyleaf. The title page recto is signed "g:gery" in an early hand. The verso of the title page is signed, "M. Ganesborough[?]". A pencil inscription on the rear pastedown reads, "J.T. Fields[?]"
No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.